True64 Unix changes to check_mailscanner
mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Aug 7 17:45:30 IST 2002
Will his mods to the check_mailscanner script actually break your Tru64
setup? If you think they are ok, I will add them (commented out but
labelled) to the distribution.
At 16:25 07/08/2002, you wrote:
>This is highly intereting to me, as we are a Tru64 shop also. Running
>mailscanner on an Alpha 1000/500 with Tru64 5.1a.
>I have not experienced the problem you describe (!)... ps lives in both
>/sbin and /usr/bin, and seems to give the same feedback...
>check_mailscanner is one thing I have not had a problem with.
>I have found the .solaris scripts to be usually close enough... usually..
>From: Joshua Baron [mailto:baron at ITECH.NET]
>Sent: Wednesday, August 07, 2002 11:07 AM
>To: MAILSCANNER at JISCMAIL.AC.UK
>Subject: True64 Unix changes to check_mailscanner
>First of all I wanted to say how satisfied I am with the mailscanner
>product. This product has many robust features and is working very well in
>our environment now that we have gotten a few of our bugs worked out.
>With the help of information from searching this list we just corrected
>our latest and hopefully last bug with mailscanner in the Tru64 unix
>enviroment. The parse errors that seem to have plagued some of the
>users where causing us major issues with our customers mail. After reading
>through the list we had found that the check_mailscanner was kicking off
>instances of mailscanner.
>After some modification to the check_mailscanner script True64 is now
>happy as can be. The syntax of the ps command on true64 was a bit diffrent
>then the examples included in the file. If the developers read over this
>maybe they will include this within thier check_mailscanner file, for the
>True64 users of thier product. As we make modifications for our
>environment i may post other changes we make.
>check_mailscanner modifications for true64 unix:
># Version for Compaq True64 Unix systems:
>pid=`/usr/bin/ps ax |
>/usr/bin/grep mailscanner |
>/usr/bin/grep -v grep |
>/usr/bin/grep -v check_mailscanner |
>/usr/bin/sed -e 's/^ *//' -e 's/ .*//'`
>if [ "$pid" = "" ]; then
> # Restart it
> echo Starting virus scanner...
> $process $config
> echo Running with pid $pid
>This list has been invaluable In getting this product up and running.
>Thanks for the help
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